App deployments

Updated: 08 April 2024

Acme app

Deployments of Acme app:

deployment url environment sandbox purpose
Live Production No Host a public site.
Stage deploy Staging Yes Review and user testing.
Laptop deployment e.g. http://localhost Development Yes Build & experiment.


  • App: synonym for project.
  • Deployment: an instance of the project running on a host.
  • Environment: configuration settings which enable the deployment to fulfil its purpose.
  • Release: the word release is the name of a process. It is the process which makes a Version available for Deployment.
  • Sandbox: a deployment where it’s safe to use current and un-released features, without risk of altering Production environment data or incurring costs.
  • Version: a version numbered piece of software.

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